Identities of recent drug bust by GIANT released

IRONWOOD — The identities of six people arrested as part of an investigation by the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team (GIANT) over the weekend are now known.

Jeffrey Schmiege, Jennifer Powell, Ryan Reinhard, Jakob Applekamp, David Opshal, and Jeffrey Goecki have each been charged with delivery and manufacture of meth and conspiracy to deliver and manufacture meth. Schmiege faces six felony charges in all, including maintaining a drug house.

GIANT executed a search warrant Saturday in Ironwood. During the bust, officers found a substantial amount of crystal meth, prescription medications, marijuana, a firearm and ammunition.

The investigation spanned Gogebic County, Marquette County, Ontonagon County, and Iron County, Wisconsin.